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Risk Society and School Education Policy

Rodwell, GW ORCID: 0000-0003-1725-9476 2019 , Risk Society and School Education Policy , Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics , Routledge, Oxford, UK.

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Abstract

Risk Society and School Educational Policy explores the impact of risk society on policy in the US, UK and Australia through both practical and theoretical perspectives. The book develops an in-depth understanding of risk society itself, and guides the reader in applying this knowledge to the problem of how this impacts policy and practice in school education.Drawing on work by Ulrich Beck and Anthony Giddens, Rodwell explores the development of risk society as a field of interest, discussing its history, contemporary significance and links with neoliberalism, school education, and both mainstream and social media. He also examines its impact on government policies and the practical implications of how this impacts the educational experiences of children around the globe today.

Item Type: Book
Authors/Creators:Rodwell, GW
Keywords: policy studies, curriculum, sociology of education
Publisher: Routledge
DOI / ID Number: 10.4324/9780429444036
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Copyright 2019 Grant Rodwell

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